hydraulicking


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Related to hydraulicking: Hydraulic mining

hydraulicking

(haɪˈdrɒlɪkɪŋ)
n
(Mining & Quarrying) a type of mining that uses water to move rock. Also called: hydraulic mining
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"And after them will come the big mining sharks that buy whole creeks where you-all have been scratching like a lot of picayune hens, and they-all will go to hydraulicking in summer and steam-thawing in winter--"